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A pact, like a protest slogan, is urgent, specific, and has a serious and unavoidable consequence.
Follow the following format of a good protest slogan to create an effective pact. 👇
Name a specific action.
The best pacts are based on concrete behavior, not aspirations. Don’t set a vague goal like “live healthfully,” “save money,” or “spend more time with my family.” Name a very specific behavior you expect yourself to do.
For example, "I will write 3 pa...
Define a consequence.
The most important part of a pact is the consequence of inaction. A precommitment acts as a firewall against distraction by imposing a cost to going off track. It’s the fear of not doing what you say, which provides the extra
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